THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - TopSat -
Full Name Optical Imaging Satellite Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies UKSA Launch Date 27 Oct 2005
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 31 Dec 2010
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 98 deg
Orbit Altitude 600 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:30 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Prototype low-cost high-resolution imager.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereRadiation budget TOPSAT Telescope
LandAlbedo and reflectance TOPSAT Telescope
Vegetation TOPSAT Telescope
Multi-purpose imagery (land) TOPSAT Telescope
Mission Instruments
TOPSAT Telescope - TOPSAT Telescope
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